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Everyone has heard stories about major water leaks or other issues that require you to turn off your home's main water supply, but do you actually know how to do it? If you don't, it's important that you add this vital skill to your toolkit of options available when you have a plumbing emergency. Here's a quick look at how you need to find your home's water shutoff valve and how to operate it.
It's pretty common to expect that when you're working in the water utility industry, you're going to get some water and revenue loss due to leaky transmission mains and meter problems. But what if downsizing your water utility's meters across the network could ensure you'd regain a lot of those lost profits by more accurately recording water usage? In this post, we'll talk about several real-world examples where downsizing a meter helped the water utility to greatly reduce unrecorded water usage and increase profits by a significant margin.
When you're installing a new water meter, take particular care to ensure the job is done correctly from the start. Careless mistakes made during the installation can damage the new water meter and supply line connections, as well as potentially cause significant property damage if leaking and left unattended. How do you get through the process properly without having to worry about potential issues that may arise? Here are some general guidelines to follow with most water meter installations.
When you deal with water distribution lines on a regular basis, you know two things for certain: sometimes they leak and meters aren't always correct. How can you get around these two issues and stop losing revenue for your operation? One solution is large meter testing, which helps you determine where the problems are in your system and prevents low flow losses from industrial or institutional clients. Here's more information on the process:
With the climate shifts we've seen in previous years, it can be virtually impossible to predict what will happen with your water supply, especially during a long, hot summer. The current push for sustainable living and water conservation has lead to the creation of many different water conservation programs and regulations. But how do you determine what programs are the most effective? How do you keep labor costs low while enforcing regulations aimed at lowering water usage?
In the waterworks industry, your meter is your cash register. At Team EJP, we want to make sure your meter is as accurate as possible to improve your revenue and reduce low-flow meter losses. Because we know meters, we've taken notice of the iPERL meter, which provides superior performance, lower maintenance and nearly unheard-of low-flow metering. We think it's a great meter - here's why:
You probably don't spend much time thinking about your water meter. Most of us don't. However, knowing where to find your meter and how to read it can help you spot a leak before it costs you unnecessary money on your water and sewer bills and wastes precious water resources.
The iPERL water management system offers unparalleled low flow accuracy with high flow durability. Innovative magnetic technology allows for the capture of previously unmeasured low flow and drives additional revenue for the utility. 100% lead-free with no moving parts, the iPERL system maintains its accuracy over a 20-year lifetime. AMI connectivity and 14 condition, diagnostic and lifetime alarms allows for quick resolution to issues experienced in the field.
The iPERL system increases your returns while maximizing operational efficiency.